With the current health emergency due to the pandemic of the Covid-19, companies, organizations, schools and universities have had to align with new priorities and regulations, and, in order not to completely interrupt activities, reorganise themselves with smart work tools
One of these smart working tools is the communication and collaboration solution in Slack team.
The CEO and co-founder of Slack Stewart Butterfield, Chief Product Officer Tamar Yehoshua and VP & General Manager of Brian Elliott’s platform recently conducted a virtual presentation that covered several points and introduced
In this new reality, marked by smart working, remote work, video calls and videoconferences, the company wanted to emphasize its commitment to making it as easy as possible for the customers of the platform to use the tools for calls and the
The company has claimed to have witnessed a growth of almost 350% in native Slack calls and the use of apps such as Zoom, BlueJeans and Cisco Webex Meetings over the last month.
In response to the growing demand for fluid calls, Slack has added new features in this direction. Users can now make calls from Slack using Zoom Phone, Cisco Jabber, RingCentral, Dialpad and other services.
In addition, Slack has also introduced a Microsoft Teams Calls app, currently available in beta. With the new app, users can start a voice or video call to Teams directly from Slack.
Users will also be able to see who is already participating in the call and when it started. In addition, they can set up Microsoft Teams Calls apps as default call providers in Slack.
Slack has recently introduced a new user interface, designed to be simpler and more linear, so that the work can be more organized.